The Keta Directorate of the Nationwide Fee for Civic (NCCE) has taken its education and learning campaign to worshipers in some classic shrines, emphasizing the relevance of adhering to the Covid-19 protocols.
The adherents are ordinarily engaged with plan drumming, dancing and ritual performances without the need of adhering to Covid-19 preventive protocols of wearing of encounter masks, social distancing, and handwashing with cleaning soap underneath jogging water.
The NCCE observed that normally adherents’ troop to the shrine which they believed presents the opportunity to seek out for common justice, prosperity, and other societal wants but without the need of observing any of the Covid-19 preventive protocols.
Officials of the NCCE in their want to leave no just one powering in the quest to teach the public about the potential risks of not adhering to Covid-19 protocols had to obey etiquette for getting into the shrine which contains eliminating one’s sandals or shoes, and not masking the upper part of the human body just over the breast.
The NCCE Assistant Civic Instruction Officer Madam Agartha Fiakofi, who led the crew just after conforming to the shrine etiquettes, educated the above 100 adherents and observers who experienced congregated on the Environment Overall health Organisation and Ghana Wellness Services Covid-19 preventive protocols.
“We observed that in excess of 100 devotees with scores of spectators had been drumming and dancing and doing rituals with no any encounter masks or any adherence to protection protocols specially social distancing, so we sought permission to interact them.
“To let us to educate the accumulating, we had to get off or expose the upper portion of the overall body just previously mentioned the breast and take out our footwear. Eaten with the passion to get Covid-19 training to all, we obeyed went by means of that encounter just to educate them,” Madam Fiakofi stated.
The NCCE Civic Educator encouraged the people not to enable their standard beliefs to overcrowd their judgement on health problems, specially Covid-19, “so as before long as you observe any of the Covid-19 signs you must request for professional medical attention”.
She also spoke about stigmatization and its dire penalties, one particular of which is persons who demonstrate signs of an infection refuse to connect with or seek clinical interest, and are probable to infect and lead to the death of numerous people.